A man has tragically died after being hit by a lorry on the M4 near Cardiff.
The accident happened at around 3.45am on the westbound carriageway of the motorway between junctions 30 Cardiff Gate and 32 Coryton.
A spokeswoman said, the incident involved a Renault articulated HGV and a male pedestrian.
She added: “Sadly the man was declared deceased at scene and his family are being supported by a specially trained liaison officer.”
The carriageway was shut in both directions for nearly four hours.
It remains closed westbound, but the eastbound carriageway re-opened around 7.30am.
The spokeswoman added: “Officers wish to thank members of the public who assisted at scene and for their patience during the road closures.”
South Wales Police tweeted: “We are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the M4’s westbound carriageway at about 3.45am this morning between junctions 30 and 32, Cardiff.
“The incident involved a Renault articulated HGV and a male pedestrian.
“Sadly the man was declared deceased at scene.”
Police have cordoned off a road in Lisvane above the site of the accident on the M4.
The road is shut in both directions.